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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • BTN catches up with '89 'Flying Illini'

    BTN catches up with '89 'Flying Illini'
    The 2005 Illinois basketball team, which reached the NCAA title game, might have been the best team in school history. But there’s no question which group was the most colorful: The 1989 “Flying Illini.” The team is the focus of a...
  • No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season

    No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season
    With five seconds left and the No. 5 Maryland women's basketball team assured of perfection in the Big Ten Conference, coach Brenda Frese approached Brene Moseley near the bench during a stoppage in play Sunday for a long embrace. Frese had turned to...
  • Perfect Maryland routs Northwestern women 69-48

    Perfect Maryland routs Northwestern women 69-48
    The first women’s basketball meeting between Northwestern and Maryland became another jewel in the crown of the Big Ten’s new court queen. A 69-48 victory Sunday at Welsh-Ryan made No. 5 Maryland, a Big Ten debutante, the first women's...
  • Maryland women have shot at Big Ten perfection in finale vs. Northwestern

    Maryland women have shot at Big Ten perfection in finale vs. Northwestern
    When the Big Ten held media day for women's basketball in mid-October, coaches hailed the arrival of Maryland as a boon to the profile of the conference by selecting it as the favorite to win the regular season title. They spoke about the Terps' depth,...
  • Morgan State falls to Virginia Tech, 83-63, in men's basketball

    After taking an early lead, the visiting Morgan State men's basketball team could not stop Virginia Tech guard Adam Smith, who hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points in the Hokies' 83-63 victory Sunday. Guard Devin Wilson had 10 points, seven...
  • Evaluating Terps players at the midway point of the Big Ten schedule

    Evaluating Terps players at the midway point of the Big Ten schedule
    As Maryland begins the second half of its first Big Ten season Wednesday against Penn State, we are going to take a look at the individual performances of the players and the coaching of Mark Turgeon to see which way they are trending and what each has to...
  • Northwestern stumbles in 2nd half, loses to Purdue

    Northwestern stumbles in 2nd half, loses to Purdue
    Purdue and its animated legion of fans made themselves right at home Saturday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena, handing Northwestern its seventh straight loss, 68-60. The Boilermakers (14-8, 6-3 Big Ten) used a 21-4 run to start the second half to erase the...
  • Northwestern Game Day: Looking to end misery against Purdue

    Northwestern Game Day: Looking to end misery against Purdue
    After six straight losses, Northwestern is almost at a loss for words to explain their heart-wrenching defeats. Saturday evening the Wildcats try to put an end to the nonsense when they host Purdue. The margin of defeat for Northwestern in the last five...
  • Terps are still in good shape, but there are areas for improvement

    Terps are still in good shape, but there are areas for improvement
    The Maryland men’s basketball team's overall record and body of work throughout the 2014-15 season have put the Terps in far better position to secure the program's first NCAA tournament bid since Mark Turgeon took over four years ago. Though...
  • Terps now trending toward a No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament projections

    Terps now trending toward a No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament projections
    The Super Bowl is in the rearview mirror, meaning there's no good reason not to start dedicating most of your sports attention toward the NCAA tournament. Maryland is still in great shape to return to the Big Dance for the first time since 2010, but the...
  • In worst loss of season, No. 16 Terps can't hang with Ohio State, 80-56

    In worst loss of season, No. 16 Terps can't hang with Ohio State, 80-56
    A last-second win Sunday over Northwestern at Xfinity Center might have helped the No. 16 Maryland men's basketball team's national ranking, its spot in the Big Ten Conference standings and, maybe, its wavering confidence. It did little to hide the...